Covid-19 tally jumps to 2,725 in U’khand

Covid-19 tally jumps to 2,725 in U’khand

Saturday, 27 June 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The number of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) patients in Uttarakhand surged to 2725 on Friday with the state health department reporting 34 new cases of the disease on Friday. One patient of the disease died on the day which increased the death toll in the state to 37. On a positive...

Sanitation worker dies after spraying disinfectant in Manglaur

Friday, 26 June 2020 | PNS | Haridwar

A sanitation worker under the Manglaur municipality died after reportedly falling sick while spraying disinfectant to contain the spread of Covid-19 on Thursday. His family members alleged that he had died due to the negligence of the municipality. The police reached the spot and have started investigation in the case. The...

Identify sectors to facilitate jobs for people through UPNL, directs CM

Friday, 26 June 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Some special sectors should be identified wherein people can be provided employment. As per the requirement, recruitments can be made through Uttarakhand Purv Sainik Kalyan Nigam Limited (UPNL) in various sectors. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said this while chairing a meeting with officials to discuss measures for increasing employment opportunities...

CM visits 750-bed Covid care centre at cricket stadium

Friday, 26 June 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat visited the Covid care centre made at the international cricket stadium in Raipur area here on Thursday. This centre with all necessary facilities as per Covid-19 standards presently has 750 beds and if needed can be expanded to accommodate 4,000 beds. The CM said that considering...

Covid-19 tally continues to rise in U’khand

Friday, 26 June 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The contagion of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) is continuing  in Uttarakhand. On Thursday the State health department reported 69 new cases of the disease which increased the tally of the Covid-19 patients to 2691. One patient of the disease died on the day which increased the death toll to 36...

Will Chinese coercion in Ladakh be India’s defining moment ?

Thursday, 25 June 2020 | Ashish Kaul

Reporting the tragic martyrdom of three to 20 soldiers in 24 hours was a big jolt to a seemingly transparent government. That was not all- the government had clearly stated that 20 Indian soldiers were martyred, followed by specific statements that not an inch of Indian soil was occupied and...

Senior citizens feeling isolated in current pandemic

Thursday, 25 June 2020 | Purnima Bisht | Dehradun

While most people are leading their somewhat regular life in Unlock-1 amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the senior citizens are feeling lonely and frustrated in their homes. Several even stated that they are feeling more isolated at home now than before due to the resumption of the jobs of their children....

South West monsoon advances into entire State

Thursday, 25 June 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Even as the south west monsoon advanced into the entire State on Wednesday, the state meteorological centre has issued an alert regarding the possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in five of the state’s districts on Thursday. The state meteorological centre director Bikram Singh informed that the...

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